Boston, MA Unemployment Rate Report

Boston, MA Historical Unemployment Trends

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Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Boston, Massachusetts has ranged from 2.0% in December 2019 to 19.3% in June 2020. The current unemployment rate for Boston is 5.7% in June 2021. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

Boston, MA Unemployment Rate by Month

Moderate Unemployment Area
Boston, MA Current Unemployment - 5.7%
Boston, MA Unemployment Rate
Month/Year Boston, MA% Massachusetts% National %
1 / 2021 7.5% 7.5% 6.3%
2 / 2021 7.0% 7.3% 6.2%
3 / 2021 6.2% 6.6% 6.0%
4 / 2021 6.0% 5.9% 6.1%
5 / 2021 5.2% 5.0% 5.8%
6 / 2021 5.7% 5.4% 5.9%

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